Chapter 5. Evaluating for results

This chapter presents a holistic view of the UNDP evaluation function in order to help managers and staff of programme units and partners make strategic decisions about evaluations. The chapter describes why evaluation is important for UNDP and how evaluative information should be used, then briefly presents the UNDP evaluation policy, types of evaluations that are commonly conducted in UNDP, key roles and responsibilities in evaluation and evaluation requirements as stipulated in the evaluation policy.